day nettle

noun

Word History

Etymology

day probably by folk etymology from a word of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse akrdāi hemp nettle, Faroese dāi, Norwegian dåe, dæe, Swedish ; akin to Old Norse senselessness, deyja to die

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“Day nettle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/day%20nettle. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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